State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos is the 2017 recipient of The Evergreen State College’s Joseph Albert Dear Distinguished Alumni Award. At the Return to Evergreen brunch in November, Santos paid homage to Dear — who the award was named after — and thanked Evergreen for providing her with the tools necessary for her to thrive […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Kip Tokuda, a former four-term state representative from the 37th district and community activist who founded the Asian Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF), was past president of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and served on the Mayor’s Seattle Police Department 20/20 initiative passed away on July 13. He was 66.
Last Thursday, state Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos, from the 37th District, pleaded guilty to negligent driving in the first degree. She received a three-month suspended sentence
Frances Youn is a second-generation Korean American, a daughter, a student, and now, a student regent.